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Tax and Spending Issues

The Economic Effects of Adopting the Corporate Tax Rates of the OECD, the UK and Canada

Lower corporate tax rates would generate surplus economic growth...

Berkeley Soda Tax Falls Flat

The beverage tax in Berkeley, California failed to yield the desired impact...

Sales Tax Holidays: Politically Expedient but Poor Tax Policy 2015

Tax holidays do not stimulate the economy, they simply shift the timing of sales...

U.S. Companies: All My Bags Are Packed

High taxes are driving U.S. companies to relocate their corporate headquarters abroad...

Debunking 8 Social Security Myths on its 80th Birthday

If changes are not made the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates Social Security reserves will be depleted in 15 years...

Wired to Fail

Despite several billion dollars' worth of stimulus money, the Rural Utilities Service failed to complete nearly half of its projects...

Corporate and Individual Tax Expenditures

Elimination of tax expenditures is a popular way to pay for tax reform...

The Research and Development Tax Credit Suffers from Design and Implementation Problems

Eliminating the R&D credit and using the savings to lower the corporate tax rate for all businesses would be a more effective way to support innovation...

The Minimum Wage versus the Earned Income Tax Credit

Increasing the minimum wage does a poor job of helping people in poverty...

The Senate Can Use Tax Extenders as an Opportunity to Improve the Tax Code

Congress needs to take action to improve the tax code...


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